Counselors

Our Counselors' Resposibilities

Our Counselors manage a small caseload of client families, providing services on an intensive basis and utilizing short-term, solution focused treatment strategies.

Our Counselors prepare written diagnostic assessment, assessing clients from multiple perspective, including family functioning, psychological/emotional, social, academic, medical, behavioral, substance abuse, skills, strength, barriers to economic self-sufficiency, treatment history, others and utilizing various assessment instruments.

Our Counselors prepare written service plan, incorporating input from clients, involved service providers and wraparound team members, and clearly identifying problem areas and needs, strategies, and service objectives.

Our Counselors provide psycho-educational service to clients, including individual, family, and interventions and issues-specific or educational groups (parenting skills, anger management).

Our Counselors respond to crisis situations with twenty-four hour a day availability.

Our Counselors attend court hearings when families are court-involved and presents testimony and treatment recommendations as requested by attorneys, referral source, the court, or client.

Our Counselors guide, collaborate, and coordinate with follow up services with various community resources to include mentoring services and case management services, and ensuring the adequate exchange of information is provided.

Our Counselors work with Clinical Supervisor to increase effectiveness of therapeutic interventions.

Our Counselors prepare written Discharge Summary and Plan.

Our Counselors apprise Clinical supervisor of work load, case activity, service barriers, and procedural problems in staff and one-on-one meetings.